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IT Governance Senior Associate - Financial Regulatory Experience

Posted on Dec 17, 2021 by Brookwood

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£400 - £450 Daily
IT Governance Senior Associate - Financial Regulatory Experience Required

We are supporting a well-established financial organisation, seeking a Senior Associate for Risk and Compliance.

We are seeking those with a regulatory background, working within IT Governance and Control Frameworks, which also encompasses Data Protection.

This role is currently remote. The client base is in London, however this role can also be based in Edinburgh.

The contract is 3 months initially, with a view for further extension.

The day rate is between £400 - 450 Inside IR35

The focus of this role is by setting the standards for the management of the organisation's Own Risks, providing oversight, assurance and reporting on the performance of the organisation in managing these risks and opining on the impact this will have on our ability to successfully mitigate Risks of Harm.

  • Enterprise Policy Management (development and maintenance);
  • Compliance monitoring; and IT Governance and control Frameworks, such as COBIT, NIST and links to Data Protection
  • Track record of building and enhancing compliance frameworks and its components, including the infrastructure to monitor and report.
  • Comprehensive understanding of compliance, regulatory issues, and track record of providing robust compliance advice in the relevant areas of expertise.
  • Skilled in developing new and existing internal compliance related policies, as part of a programme of work linked to the risk universe and compliance requirements.
  • Knowledge of Risk management processes/Risk Management Frameworks.
  • A strong understanding of the design and implementation of effective controls, including automation. This includes experience of working with the business to develop an innovative, strong and effective control framework, driving efficiency and effectiveness.
  • A broad knowledge, understanding and experience of business processes, data structures and IT disciplines, ideally including systems development, infrastructure, enterprise level applications, databases, security, processes, and governance.
  • Good understanding of regulation and wider company related legislation/regulation, including good knowledge of the structure of the financial services industry - ie key products and services and key processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, a confident and articulate individual, influencing where required and able to shape a way forward, to persuasively manage stakeholders to a position of compliance.
IT Governance and Control Frameworks, such as COBIT, NIST and links to Data Protection:

  • Provide support to various aspects of compliance activity underway in the 1LoD line in relation to Operational Resilience, Data Loss Protection and Records Management.
  • Support the review and enhancements of existing policies, procedures and controls (including policy one pagers) and support the development of relevant communication and training material to support their roll out.
  • Support work compliance monitoring and other related activities.

  • Lead the review and strengthening of various existing policies and the drafting of new policies, including policy one pagers for certain critical policies.
  • Draft control documents to support 1LoD and policy requirements.
  • Work with existing team and 1LoD to develop implementation plans and assist with embedding of policies or enhanced controls.
  • Identify and support enhancements to an effective and consistent compliance oversight activity across the departments and division.
  • Support the investigation and oversight of actions in response to risk events.
  • Undertake compliance monitoring activities as required.

Reference: 1434461149

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